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that we are providing incentives, economic incentives for new industries, clean technology, could almost get the justification for funding -- for funding that through hamilton's argue. hamilton makes the argument that we need infrastructure and roads to support manufacturers. he makes the argument that we need the right tax incentives, and that we need a right of work force that is educated. jefferson has the view that the government needs to support manufacturing. now, this becomes the american economic system and influences henry, abraham lincoln, and is the governing philosophy of america's rise in industrialization. herbert hoover, when i got to the commerce building, and why would your name be in the commerce building, the president responsible for the depression, there's a lot of republic for hoover. he was not the best president, but a great commerce secretary. he was the secretary of commerce and under secretary of everything else, and he was working for calvin coolidge, and you know what hoover did? he believed in the american economic system, and he and calvin coolage, the apos
for the suggestion. we have about 25 minutes left. we'll come back and talk with jason pontin of the "mit technology review." the subject is about solving big problems in america. we'll take your calls in a moment. [video clip] >> the british admirals and generals were reporting to the crown that the colonists were sending ships everywhere to try to get ammunition and muskets and cannons. this was after the british had sent more troops to boston after the boston tea party and it's clear the colonists were pulling together the ammunition and cannons. the king basically prohibited british ships from taking ammunition and everything to the colonies unless it was officially sanctioned. they were very alert to this. as soon as the collins found out about the order in new hampshire and rhode island, they took the ammunition so everybody knew it was coming in the winter of 77 for-1775 -- in the winter of 1774-1775. >> "washington journal" continues. host: we are focusing on the "mit technology review." we are talking about big problems in the world. we will get to this coverage in just a second. this is ja
, harry reid, to craft a deal. >> a new ultrasound tool could last blood clots in lungs. >> technology is blamed for the lack of fitness but a company is looking to use the device is to encourage athleticism. >> christmas is over and it is time for the post-holiday sales. >> a discovery getting back to biblical times is under arrest near jerusalem. there were also several sacred vessels. the finds are rare. pope benedict xvi called on catholics to fearlessly support their faith. the pontiff delivered his prayer before a crowd gathered in st. peter's square. he spoke of the first christian murartyrs. the pontiff also expressed support and encouragement of all christians to suffer persecution. nearly 40% of people who suffer from pulmonary embolism face major problems. embolism causes heart to work harder which could lead to heart failure. the usual treatment would be clot-busting madison called = = called tpa. >> it delivers the medications for the catheter but it also has ultrasound energy that helps loosen up the clot and allows the tpa to work faster and more effectively. >> ecos is
war and it's particularly true of the navy is it six kind of on a technological point in american history things had been changing for some time. the power comes in and the railroads already expanding across the continent but the application of the large-scale warfare in the civil war is one of the first cases where we see that. now the land war probably arguably at least is the most immediate impact was the shoulder muskett which dramatically extended their range the soldiers could fight and at sea there are a number of similarly important technological changes. obviously there is steam that had been around for a generation or more with the application, the universal both on the blockade and those attempting to run the blockade rifled guns just as muskets in the field armies and the artillery extended their range and accuracy thereby hiding elevating the impact of the war ships over the guns ashore going into the civil war. the general motion was turned guns ashore are going to defeat them afloat every time mainly because they don't sink. but with the new rifle ordinance and expl
with the brand new electronics you just unwrapped. our technology editor is here with how to get the best use out of all that gear. >> knowing me, when i open one of those, i'm the first to scratch it, drop it, break it. >>> first, we want to get to some of this news. major damage after strong storms swept through the gulf states. at least three people have died, dozens more are injured from texas to georgia. >> and the news could be getting worse. that storm is moving east with strong winds and snow. winter watches and warnings are posted in 21 states, from texas all the way to maine, including blizzard warnings in seven of those states. our coverage begins with abc's brad wheelis. >> oh, my god, look, that's a tornado. >> reporter: this twister slammed into downtown mobile, alabama, injuring several people. vast swaths of this city were suddenly dark, leaving 17,000 homes and businesses without power. emergency crews blocked roads to better assess the damage, while the rain continued to pour on the city. >> oh, jesus, look at that tornado. >> reporter: another of the more than a dozen tornadoes
says it positions its agents where they are most effective, and that increased manpower and technology have dramatically reduced illegal border crossings. >> yes, there is traffic out on those ranch lands. communities continue to be impacted to a certain extent. but you can't discount the fact that the gains that have been made over the course of the last few years. >> reporter: but the ranchers see it differently. >> the border is not secure. the border is worse than it's ever been. >> reporter: they're most afraid when the sun goes down, and their land comes alive with mexican smugglers headed north. mark potter, nbc news, arizona. >> and there's late word tonight of a huge settlement involving toyota and lawsuits related to claims of sudden acceleration in some of its cars. the settlement is worth up to $1.4 billion. some of the money will go to owners who said they sold their cars at reduced prices because of bad publicity over those claims of sudden acceleration. a lawyer for the plaintiffs called it the largest settlement involving auto defects in u.s. history. >>> and coming up
. heather: helping paralyzed people walk again. the high-tech medical technology helping real-life miracles happen. we will show you how it works greg: president vladimir putin accused of playing politics with the lives of orphans after saying that he is going to sign a controversial ban on adoption by any american of russian children. the state department just minutes ago saying that the idea of this, some of the parents would find her adoptions roseanne, would be unfair to the parents and kids involved. it has already been a controversial subject. the 7-year-old was placed in a plane and his mother saying the boy was violent and her family feared for their safety. russia's foreign minister at the time called the last off after a string of foreign adoption failures. some of the children killed by adoptive parents. joining me now is attorney david wohl and janet jackson. so what is your take on this, david? >> you know, 1999, 45,000 russian kids had been adopted by american families. the vast majority of them engraved loving homes. there have been a few cases of abuse and neglect. no questi
. the company says since they developed the technology, they've helped patients take more than 1 million steps, including some down the wedding aisle. 47-year-old lupe was paralyzed cliff jumping. >> it will change my life. it will make me feel a lot better. >> it took weeks of practice. he knows it's not a perfect cure, but it is one step closer to one. >> i have no doubt in my lifetime they'll be some sort of solution for spinal cord injuries. i firmly believe i'll be able to walk in the future. it's just a matter of time. >> that's certainly fascinating technology when you see that video. someone that cannot walk, straps this on and they're able to walk. but this techn cheap. it's about $150,000 per suit. in a lot of cases health insurance does not cover it. but how do you say no to somebody who just wants to walk again? >> it's not light, as well. the entire suit weighs 45 pounds. the load, though, is transferred to the ground, so the patient doesn't bear that weight. but who knows what the next 10, 20, 30 years holds? >> think about all the other applications for it. we're getting close t
% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> president obama pointed to vice president joe biden to head a special task force on gun violence, charged with developing a specific agenda the president could submit to congress next month. >> each one of these americans was a victim of the everyday gun violence that takes the lives of more than 10,000 americans every year. violence that we cannot accept as routine. so i will use all the powers of this office to help advance efforts aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. and i'm not going to be able to do it by myself. ultimately, if this effort is to succeed it is going to require the help of the american people. >> let's bring in dr. drew pinsky from our sister network, "hln," dr. pinsky, if president obama were to charge you with developing specific recommendations, what would you tell him? >> well, first of all i would tell him it is not just about guns. it is about our crisis with mental health. and let me just step back, about our leaders,
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a fraction at the moment. 13,139 after a meandering much of the day. the nasdaq hardest hit today. technology has been very volatile recently. still down a fraction right now. 13 points, fraction percentage-wise and the s&p is down 3.33 at 1423. five days left until the fiscal cliff deadline, and though the market has been very resilient to this point, what happens if we go over the cliff and if lawmakers cannot get it together come january 1st? will it be a big meltdown for wall street? that's what everybody wants to know. >> certainly hope know. in today's "closing bell" exchange, former chief economist of the vice president joe biden, oliver perch from gary goldberg and matt cheslock and rick santelli, thank you very much. jarred, you wrote an article called "cliff dive, what the heck happens next?" what does happen next? >> well, that's actually all up to john boehner, as i see it, because if we were to decide to bring the president's most recent small car compromise to the house i actually believe it would pass. the problem for him it would probably pass with mostly democrat vote, but i
could build a piece of technology that could take pre-existing content and summarize it, condense it, it would everybody everyone my age and everyone else use it. >> if you've got an iphone or something, you will take any new story in the world and cut it into 400 characters, about three times the length of an average tweet, say, and that appears in every readable form on the iphone. kind of -- aggregated, condensed news for everybody. >> exactly. it's in a beautiful form. we wanted to work very hard on the visuals of the app and combine it with an automated process so we have no human intervention and can take any news article and summarize it down. >> a hong kong billionaire, lee kong shing invested $300,000 into this and many other people donating cash. you then got all sorts of charities behind you, lady gaga, business manager. took on big time. were you surprised? this kid, really, and all of these people rushing to support you? >> yeah. i thought at first, why did these people want to help me, and then i realized there's something in the idea itself. the idea of taking any piec
invent things we didn't buy, faster than any technology. number nine, the u.s. stock market despite all the worries about the fiscal cliff, the stock market had a great year. >> number eight. facebook's i pshlpo. investor diagnosis not. trading glitches and questions about the company's ability to make money on mobile users unload the stock which has yet to climb back to the ipo price. >> number seven, mother meyer. the new ceo of yahoo who announced she would take a two-week maternity leave. 37 years old and it looks like a mother's touch is what yao ya hoo needed. >> an intense drought that scorched the corn and soy crop sending prices sky high. who can forget super storm sandy. neighborhoods along the northeast swept away millions without power and damages as high as $50 billion brings in lots of questions about u.s. infrastructure and whether we should spend money to fix it. >> number five, china. for sure by 2030. >> china. >> china getting more than a few mentions during the presidential campaign probably because it's clear they are both a competitor and a partner. >> number four,
. first, he not only highlighted the technology improvements with his almost daily briefings, which that is where he got the nickname the bear. his nickname among the staff was storming norman for a reason. his nickname with the public was the bear. he was affable, but you could tell that the iron fist in a velvet glove guy who explained what was going on to the american people. he used precision weapons, videotapes, and a mission to convey that to the people. he was not only leading combat forces, but he was also explaining to the american people what his troops were doing and how they were doing it. it was a revelation for the american people to actually see this. there were some lessons learned from now. quite frankly, i think the american people may have gotten a little too much that the the technology was all magic. but the one thing that norman schwarzkopf made sure of is that the way he advertised his troops and people, it was a turning point for the nation. the goal for what the gulf war veterans were welcome back, it was a turning point for the nation as well. harris: very
are free. >> these kinds of smartphone technologies have the potential for a lot of good but the potential for a lot of harm too in terms of embarrassment, unwanted disclosures or discomfort from being tracked. >> reporter: gibson can't get over how easy it was for him and his daughter to be tracked. what's it make you think about? >> if he can find me anybody can. >> reporter: app developers are responding by adding disclosures and written policies which it turns out almost nobody reads. if you read each policy for every website or application you use this year it could take three months of your life. for "cbs this morning," sharyl attkisson, washington. >>> david kirkpatrick is founder and ceo of a media company that focuses on the role of technology in business and society. david, good to see you. >> thanks for having me. >> why does angry birds need to know where we are? >> excellent question and great report. they want to be able to charge more for the ads they sell to their advertisers and it's understandable, but i think that report really points
by the constant interaction with technology. dietitians say holiday menus are often packed with, how church and fats. -- with carbohydrates and fats. they can eat before attending a party. alcoholic drinks could stimulate your appetite. >> 5:42. most of us could use some time to unwind. one not had to the movies -- one not had to the movies -- why not head to the >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> the roads are shaping up pretty nicely. volume is on the lighter side. this is the west side. 59 -- 55 miles per hour on the west side. 63 as you make your way eastbound on 70 in towards the beltway. this is 895 at the harbor tunnel. problem free. no problems on the harrisburg expressway, 62 miles per hour. those speeds continue down to the beltway. southbound traffic is building just a bit on 95 from the white marsh area. 55 miles per hour on 295 southbound down towards 195. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. dave allen has a check of the mta. >> the number 19 bus is delayed at this hour. the 23 bus is diverting at onroe.in and lom everything else is on time. marc tr
is to technology. tracy: eight hours is essentially new york to key west. lori: i would go like every friday. a christmas outage left millions of users without users streaming netflix. shibani joshi with this christmas debacle next. tracy: washington cannot agree on a plan for the fiscal cliff. we go to the nation's capital after break. let's take a look at how the dollar is faring against foreign currencies as we head to break. ♪ with fidelity's new options platform, we've completely integrated every step of the process, making it easier to try filters and strategies... to get a list of equity option.. evaluate them with our p&l calculator... and execute faster with our more intuitive trade ticket. i'm greg stevens and i helped create fidelity's options platform. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. lori: the senate returns to washington tomorrow. with just five days to address the dreaded fiscal cliff. peter barnes is live in d.c. with the very latest. peter: everyone looking to leader harry reid and th
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technology much and that is a great message for christmas day . >> on the only for catholics or christians and people who believe that there is a higher power and there is a super gnarl being who has plan and mission for our lives and the pope is saying in this modern age . we don'tine have time for god which is amazing. that doesn't make sense. if god is al-powerful and loving . we are for him . it is time like christmas. we are able to sit back and reflect a bit especially after the gifts are wrapped and preparations are done for us . what is my life all about? and jesus said your life is about living and dying and getting ready for life eterm . he has come and in the form of a baby and christmas doesn't make sense unless it is it linked to his life and passion and death and resurrection and redemption. that's what christmas is all about. go ahead, rick. >> every year, our world changes so much especially in the last month with the massacres that we saw. >> that's right. >> but your message on christmas does it change or is it that same message. >> it is the same but we live it in a way
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human. >> we came out with this idea to combine technology with the mannequin. what we call the i see mannequin. we put it in one of the two eyes. >> reporter: this mannequin can see shoppers with a camera placed right behind one of its eyes. >> the blue square says you're a male. >> reporter: the technology relying on facial recognition software. unlike security cameras up high, these cameras are eye level. they can log jerngender, race a age before a shopper realizes it. ever feel like somebody's watchiwatc watching you? good for security and understanding behavior. the tracks what people buy, how long they linger, if they've been in the store before. >> they're looking at the brands. they need to know their clients. >> reporter: to far only a few dozen have been sold in europe and the u.s., but the orders keep coming in even though there's some skepticism on the streets. >> i think it's kind of creepy, actually. i don't like that idea at all. it seems a big like big brother. >> that's weird and sick. >> especially if i was shopping in the underwear second. >> reporter: one high-end
to pick the best and brightest of for good paying technology jobs. >> the company is one of the success stories out of the youngstown business incubator. >> really new ideas can come from anywhere and they can be built right here and create jobs right here. >> but it's not just new technology bringing the city back. employment is up 7% since last year. >> where manufacturing once was king, we're working to have a rebirth. we're having a renaissance of the manufacturing. >> we have the workforce, we have the location, we have the cost of living and we have the dna. >> where once there were only steel mills, now manufacturing in youngs town is diversified, servicing different sectors, includes the auto industry. there's a sense that youngstown's future could be brighter than the past. >> it took a while to come back. >> is there a sense of optimism again? >> i think so. i'm sure we're on the way to recovery. i think we're halfway there. >> thank you for joining us. "pie "piers morgan tonight" is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dent
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. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs - each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. comfort individualized. save 50% on the final closeout of our silver limited edition bed plus special financing through new years day. >>> our second story "outfront" tonight. guns in america. politicians promised the newtown massacre would champlt everything. but since it happened just two weeks ago today, 277 people in this country are dead because of gun violence. according to a tally compiled by "slate." americans are sending mixed messages where they stand. a new gallup poll shows 54% have a favorable opinion of the national rifle association which is adamant new gun laws are not the answer to stemming violence, down slightly from a year ago. on the other hand, a poll by "the washington post" and abc shows 52% of americans favor banning semiautomatic weapons, 59% support banning high-capacity clips. good to see you guys.
of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you your bodies. it began eight million customers ago, and it continues every time one of our sleep professionals rejects the notion of the mass-produced human, and helps another person find their sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. save 50% on the final closeout of our silver plus special financing through new year's day. >>> welcome back to "hardball." what will a deal look like, if there is one, and who's going to wind up giving up more on the tax cuts for wealthy americans. harry reid says $250,000 is a threshold, but that may not hold. joining me now, josh green. josh, for the markets, for the business community, whether it's 250,000, i know it's a big deal for politicians, but 250, 400, 500,000, is there any real difference? >> absolutely none. the business community has said, ceos have said go ahead, raise our taxes, we don't want to go over the cliff because it's going to imperil the recovery. >> the market has been moving in a pretty volatile fashion. i d
to take a long time for them to start to adapt to the changes in technology. these were innovators a decade or two ago and now they have become those companies that it's very hard for them to move the need. think about them trying to turn a cruise liner around in the hudson river. going to go back and forth and get very little progress here. i think that's what you look at for these companies in 2013. the analysts, unfortunately, have loved them. lots of mutual funds hold them, and when they start to underperform i think we're going to see those people move away from those large technology companies, and quite frankly i think that's a bad thing for right now for microsoft, hewlett-packard and intel. we just aren't seeing innovation, and yet people still love them. >> i want to just ask you actually, chris, with respect to microsoft, because on "street signs," it was one of my predictions for 2013 that microsoft will continue to lose relevance. it's fighting too many battles, and in some cases losing battles and enterprise and mobile, in pcs as well. >> absolutely. >> and it may not
graphics, icons, a mouse, and the point-and-click technology that is still standard. it was innovative and influential, but sales were disappointing, and jobs' confrontational management style became even more brittle. he would try and rationalize it in this taped interview with isaacson. >> i feel totally comfortable going in front of everybody else, you know, "god, we really [bleep] up the engineering on this, didn't we?" that's the ante for being in the room. so we're brutally honest with each other, and all of them can tell me they think i'm full of [bleep], and i can tell anyone i think they're full of [bleep], and we've had some rip-roaring arguments where we're yelling at each other. >> jobs loved the arguments but not everybody else did, and isaacson writes that some of his top people began defecting. >> he was not the world's greatest manager. in fact, he could have been one of the world's worst managers. you know, he was always, you know, upending things and, you know, and throwing things into turmoil. this made great products, but it didn't make for a great management style.
-tech suit bringing some real life miracles. the technology straight out of "iron man", that puts paralyzed people back on their feet. >> did you ever think you would be able to walk again? >> no. but in my mind i always told myself that i will. even with the doubts of the doctors sometimes. i still told myself that i will and my son kept reminding me. so i knew i would get back on my feet. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. jon: just in to "happening now", reports that big winter storm hitting the northeast is not just taking a toll on motorists. look at this. a packed jetliner in long island, new york, after it somehow skidded off the runway but not during landing. it was taxiing for takeoff. the tampa-bound flight was carrying 129 passengers when it somehow veered off the runway, exited th
that owned millvinia but there would be no way to know for sure. 20 first century technology is what helped unravel -- ten years ago i wouldn't have been able to write this book in the way that it is now. >> any more questions? we have a little time left. i just wanted to say something about the book that made me think, but here in texas, looking at its history, particularly the history of slavery and how texas developed, i didn't know but someone shared with me that there was an incentive to have slaves here in texas among regular people because as the land was given away the mexican government giving of land away was based on how many people were in your group. if you could bring slaves, then you would get more land, regular people brought slaves, especially in texas, lots of working-class people came with slaves in order to enhance, are an interesting test about texas itself. regular people and slavery. we have a little more time. if anyone would like to ask a question. okay. would you please move to the mike. >> when i looked at the first lady's great granddad in the new york times and
the courage to negotiate a lasting peace. yesterday the pope talked about the lure of technology taking time away from war shopping god. >> pilgrims from around the world flock to belles a to bethlehem lining up to see the birthplace of jesus. leland vittert live from bethlehem, sending christmas greetings to us like nobody else can. merry christmas to you. >> reporter: you're right it is really a roo tphaoebg and magical place on earth to be for chris nass. i'm going t christmas. you see the christmas tree all lit up and past that the church of the nativity where tonight there are a couple of thousands of people lined up trying to head inside and down to the bible when th grothe tow where the bible said jesus was born two m ma malennia go. the pope took a political penned talking about the nation of palestine certainly on the mind of a lot of people here, a lot of locals in bethlehem and the west bank. nobody really does christmas celebrations like they do in the west bank. palestinian boy scouts marched in with snare drums through the streets down the star road, the famous road that lead i
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to match their first yearly gain since 2006. bad news for marvell technology. the chipmaker tumbled 10% after a jury found it had to pay carnegie mellon university $1.2 billion for patent infringement. >>> water levels are so low in the mississippi, shipping traffic could halt next week, putting billions of dollars of shipments at risk. >>> fictional tv dr. patrick dempsey wants to breathe new life into coffee house chain tully's. he's trying to buy the bankrupt company and in the process save 500 jobs. >>> and finally, proof that facebook's privacy settings can be confusing. mark zuckerberg's own sister, randi, a former facebook marketing director, struck a nerve with twitter users, telling a follower it was "way uncool" to repost a picture she had originally published on facebook. she then posted her own take on digital etiquette, saying "it's not about privacy settings, it's about human decency," which was met with responses like "maybe you should talk to your brother about recent facebook changes," and of course, it's about private settings, it always has been. >>> video you just h
that bullying now doesn't happen just in schools. with the internet and all of the technology that we have, it can happen anywhere. so thank you so much for being here, it's a great honor to host you here and i look forward to a very engaging conversation today. thank you. >> now i want to tell you my fae vifrt very favorite department of justice official. eric holder is my favorite department of justice official. tom perez is my second favorite department of justice official. we are very honored today that tom perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most
news technology editoranna sterns says if you mail it back, make sure you have the packaging and mailing label. if the retailer has a store near you, you're in luck. >>reporter: you can actually return it to a brick and mortar store return you. if you bought it to best buy.com, you return it to best buy. >> check the rules carefully. those are your tech bytes. >>> it was a wet and white christmas for drivers in california. >> take a a look at this. this was the scene just north of sacramento. people headed through that area had to deal with delays, some even pulled over to put snow chains on their tires. the weather may have been a headache for some, but for others it was a welcome change. >> i mean, you're stuck in traffic here, but you're enjoying it? >> yeah. i'm kind of enjoying it. we don't get a lot of snow in india, where i come from. >> that's right. we've never actually had a white christmas. i guess this is the first. we're in the car, though. >> it's a lot of fun. anyone who travels today can see the snow. >> more snow and rain is forecast for the area once again
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to new special technology. state highway officials say that drivers should believe prepared for hitting the roads. make sure you charge your cell known and keep a flashlight in the car and a shovel some kitty litter, salt just in case you get stuck. >>> cautiously optimistic. that's what doctors are saying about the treatment of former president bush. right now he is in intensive care at a houston hospital. he was admitted sunday for persistent fever and that fever is what kept president bush in the hospital over christmas. doctors put him on a liquids only diet. >>> they have five days to come up with an agreement and the clock is ticking. the president and the u.s. congress are back now in the nation's capitol. but a that doesn't mean they're any closer to a deal avoiding the fiscal cliff. congressional officials say they have no significant strides toward a compromise from the long christmas break. and they had no negotiations or meetings set right now. without an agreement, automatic tax increases for everyone and deep spending cuts will be trig everyday in the new year. -- triggere
's quite happy to embrace the new world and new technologies. >> this is the queen speaking. >> reporter: it was, after all, queen elizabeth who bridged the phone age to social networking, launching royal facebook and twitter accounts, a british monarchy website, she's even a doodle on google. by the time she made her first televised christmas speech 55 years ago, the queen was already in the eyes of many britbritons monarch of the old and new. >> the possibility that you are able to see me today is an example of the speed of which things are changing all around us. >> reporter: but she remains a symbol of longevity and tradition as the windsors now look forward to kate's first child, an heir to the throne, at next year's christmas reunion. jim maceda, nbc news, london. >>> up next, this is an especially good time of year for those of us who love the movies. but why are so many so long? was gone for so long...ad n ...but he'd wait for her forever, for any reason, and would always be there with the biggest welcome home. for a love this strong, dawn only feeds him iams. compared to other l
education and research and development, investing in clean energy and technology, investing in infrastructure and dealing with the deficits were more -- in a more balanced way. it was about what our obligations are to each other. it was about big things. those are very, very big things. i will say that, for all of the critique about whether our campaign was about big things or not, the preoccupations of people who write about that -- and i used to do that for a living -- i don't try to separate myself -- many of them are my best friends -- there is an awful lot of horse race coverage of this presidential race. there is such a preoccupation with who will win and who will lose and so little real interest in what the implications are. >> we were talking about pulling. >> public polling is so voluminous now. any to kids with an abacus can do a poll of the corner grocery store and some national news are in position will cover it as if it is news. and maybe the billion tommy pulled him out today. -- the billy and tommy poll came out today. it can be done sound yet they produce res
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